Please note that SIT will make every effort to maintain its programs as described. To respond to emergent situations, like COVID-19, however, SIT may have to change or cancel programs.
WHY A HYBRID MASTER'S IN INTERCULTURAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT?
SIT’s MA in Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management enables you to learn the knowledge and develop the skills you need to address critical global issues in development, identity, geopolitics, justice, environment, health, education, and social justice.
Self-design your own experiential learning, earning your master’s degree online with a brief residency in Vermont and working closely with a faculty advisor to address your career objectives. The Intercultural Service, Leadership and Management master’s degree from SIT allows you to hone your leadership skills across interpersonal, team, community, and global arenas.
Undertake 10 to 15 hours a week of SIT’s carefully developed, immersive online coursework, in collaboration with other students in your cohort. Your studies may include in-depth explorations of leadership and change; international education and training; sustainable development; conflict transformation across cultures; gender equity; humanitarian assistance, language education; and policy advocacy.
During this two-year program you will determine a focus for your degree and your future professional skills set as you take courses online and in a variety of international locations with SIT professors around the world, attend experiential learning summer residencies on our Vermont campus, and pursue your own research and fieldwork.
Because of the interdisciplinary nature of this unique degree and your ability to make individual choices within it, the range of skills you will develop will be based entirely on your learning plan, which is created with your career goals in mind.
As part of the program, you will reflect on your past and current work experiences and will complete an independent research paper or project, all designed to provide you with on-the-job experience and the ability to expand your professional network.
Whether you are exploring, building on, or just starting a new profession, this one-of-a-kind master’s degree prepares you for a challenging and rewarding career in fields such as international education; peace and justice leadership; refugee resettlement; humanitarian assistance; research and policy-making; or sustainable development.